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Get Movin’ Monday: Less Traditional Memorial Day Recipes

Memorial Day Monday is a favorite time to grill out for many Minnesotans. But, if you want to try something other than the traditional hot dogs and burgers, Kirsten Shabaz of Valley Natural Foods has some healthy and delicious ideas.

05/25/2015

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Rain Forces Rescheduling Of Memorial Day Ceremonies

The rain in the forecast for Monday is already forcing a couple of Memorial Day events indoors. In Prior Lake, the VFW Memorial Day Parade has been canceled, and they’re moving the service from Memorial Park to Twin Oaks Middle School.

05/25/2015

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Finding Minnesota: Hastings Chainsaw Artist

Williams is a former home builder who had to get creative after being laid off in 2006. He tried his hand at building log furniture, but then was inspired by a chainsaw artist and realized he also had the ability to create characters out of wood.

05/24/2015

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Klobuchar Presents Bronze Star To Family Of World War II Vet

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar has presented the Bronze Star and other war medals to the family of a World War II veteran. Warren Reyburn was a staff sergeant stationed in the Pacific with the 25th Infantry Division nicknamed “Tropic Lightning.”

05/24/2015

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Talking Points: Dayton, Daudt Hopeful Ahead Of Special Session

A special session that was expected to be difficult just got a whole lot messier. On Saturday, Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the agriculture-and-environment bill, as well the jobs bill. That’s on top of the education bill he also vetoed earlier in the week.

05/24/2015

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Rochester Man, 40, Killed After Motorcycle Hits Deer

A 40-year-old Rochester man died Friday after his motorcycle hit a deer on Highway 52 in Rochester, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities responded to the crash at about 7:15 p.m. Friday on southbound Highway 52 in Olmsted County.

05/24/2015

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Duluth Police Sends Family Affected By Fire On Shopping Spree

It was Easter Sunday when a family in Duluth lost everything they had in a fire. Now the Duluth Police Department is helping that family out. On Saturday, officers with the Duluth Police Department took the two children, 5-year-old Aurora and 3-year-old Kayden, on a trip to Walmart.

05/24/2015

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St. Cloud Veterans Home Damaged In Fire, No Injuries

Authorities said as many as three rooms at a St. Cloud veterans home suffered water damage after a fire on Sunday. The St. Cloud Fire Department received a report of a fire at about 3:08 p.m. on the 800 block of 8th Avenue South.

05/24/2015

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6 Arrested Following Attack On Pedal Pub

Six people are now facing assault and disorderly conduct charges after police say they attacked a pedal pub with water balloons and squirt guns. It happened at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday in downtown Minneapolis. The aftermath of the attack was captured on cell phone video.

05/24/2015

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Duluth Man Arrested For Drunk Driving With Child In Car In Wis.

A 37-year-old Duluth man was arrested Sunday afternoon for operating a vehicle while under the influence with a child in the car in northwestern Wisconsin, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol.

05/24/2015

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Swarm Ask Lacrosse League For Relocation

Swarm owner John Arlotta says in a statement that the team’s lease at the Xcel Energy Center ended this year, and “economics” don’t lend themselves to a sustainable business model for an independently owned lacrosse franchise.

05/24/2015

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Cleanup Of Oil Spill At ND Farm To Take 2 More Years

At Steve and Patty Jensen’s northwestern North Dakota farm, crews have been working around-the-clock after a pipeline break spilled more than 20,000 barrels of oil into their wheat field almost two years ago.

05/24/2015

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Conservationists Spot Endangered Piping Plovers In Duluth

Conservationists say two piping plovers have been spotted in Duluth, and they are hoping that means the endangered bird will decide to nest in the area.

05/24/2015

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Faribault Man, 77, Dies After Hit By Car While Walking Dog

A 77-year-old Faribault man has died after he was hit by a car while walking his dog.

05/24/2015

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Man, 53, Dies After 2 Trucks Collide In Morrison Co.

Officials in northern Minnesota say a man died Saturday night after two trucks collided northwest of St. Cloud. The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office said the crash happened short after 10 p.m. near the intersection of Cable and Dove roads, just west of Sobieski.

05/24/2015

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4 Things To Know For May 24, 2015

Here’s a look at the 4 things you need to know for May 24, 2015. They include the latest on the upcoming special session, same-sex marriage becoming legal in Ireland, and some new ways to beat the heat at Valleyfair.

05/24/2015

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Despite Promising Treatment, Zebra Mussels Found In Christmas Lake

After a new treatment appeared to rid Christmas Lake of zebra mussels, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says the invasive aquatic species is back.

05/23/2015

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Minneapolis Hospice Patient Spends Last Days On Police Ride-Alongs

Minneapolis Police are helping grant the wish of a veteran who just entered hospice care. Sixty-eight-year-old Gary Madison was diagnosed with cancer nearly three years ago. He decided there were a few things he wanted to do before the terminal cancer took his life. A police ride-along was on the list.

05/23/2015

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U.S. Lawmakers Working Long Hours To Extend Key Patriot Act Provisions

United States Senators worked late Friday night and into Saturday morning, but failed to work out a deal on government surveillance programs.

05/23/2015

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Le Sueur Woman Drowned While Intoxicated, Autopsy Confirms

An autopsy confirms a camper from Le Sueur drowned in the river where she was found earlier this month. Searchers found the body of 20-year-old Moriah Zwart earlier this month after she went missing wihile camping along the river with a friend

05/23/2015

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New Coon Rapids Mosque Is The First Of Its Kind In Minnesota

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community now has its first mosque in Minnesota. Community members gathered to inaugurate the Mosque Saturday in Coon Rapids.

05/23/2015

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Which Meats Are Most Affordable For Your Memorial Day Cookout?

Bacon prices are the lowest they have been in two years — they reached an all-time high around the same time last year. As for other meats, we looked into the price counts of your favorite grilling staples.

05/23/2015

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Brookview Introduces Bike-Friendly Golfing

The Twin Cities is known as one of the most bike-friendly areas in the country. Cycling enthusiasts now have one more spot where they have the chance to ride around on two wheels — a golf course.

05/23/2015

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Dayton Proposes Tax Cut In Exchange For More Education Money

Gov. Mark Dayton proposed a tax cut in return for a scaled-back version of his plan for universal preschool for all 4-year-olds.

05/23/2015

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Inver Grove Heights Veteran Presented With Service Dog

An Inver Grove Heights veteran is getting to know his new partner — a four-legged helper named “Rex.” Ed Abrahamson is a Gulf War veteran who recently retired from the South St. Paul Police Department and the Dakota County SWAT Team.

05/23/2015

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New Eats At Target Field

On Tuesday, April 7, Target Field unveiled some of the new foods available for the 2015 Twins season. Here are some of the highlights.

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Spring Snowstorm – March 22

The calendar may have turned to spring, but for many parts of Minnesota it’s a return to winter’s snow and ice.

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St. Paddy’s Day Northern Lights

A severe geomagnetic storm ignited an epic outbreak of the aurora borealis across northern latitudes world-wide over the last two nights.

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Minnesota Marks MLK Day

Politicians commemorated the event at programs, demonstrators marched to highlight injustice, and Minnesota remembered the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Minnehaha Falls Ice Caves

Winter means ice caves at Minnehaha Falls near Hiawatha Avenue in southeast Minneapolis. Check out these views of frozen majesty.

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